Meeting Minutes -- September 20, 2007

September 20, 2007

7:30 p.m.
The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 7:30 p.m. 
Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, G. Snow, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, C. Young
Absent:
Also Present: J. Tabor, S. Rzetelny

CALL TO AUDIENCE
No Comments. (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, C. McLaughlin)
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
The agenda was approved as written.
APPROVAL OF MINUTESThe minutes of the August 16th meeting were approved as submitted. The minutes of the Special Board Meetings of September 11th and September 13th were approved as submitted.
COMMUNICATIONS
  • MLA letter dated 8-28-07 acknowledging Jean's receipt of the Michigan Library Association Award of Excellence to be awarded on November 7th, 2007 at a 6:00 reception in Lansing.
  • Thank-you notes from applicants E. Davis, K. Ventura and J. Pinder.
  • According to MLA, State budget cuts will result in an approximate 50% reduction of State Aid in 2008.

REPORT OF THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Meeting Minutes -- September 20, 2007 Budget Hearing

September 20, 2007
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 7:30 p.m. 

Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, G. Snow, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, C. Young

Absent:

Also Present:  J. Tabor, S. Rzetelny

BUDGET HEARING

The Proposed 2008 Budget Hearing was opened for discussion.

2008 PROPOSED BUDGET APPROVAL

J. Gillig moved and C. Young supported the approval to adopt the Proposed 2008 Budget amount of $6,610,317. (See Attachment A) 

The motion passed unanimously 9/07-20-1-BH

Special Board Meeting Minutes -- September 13, 2007

Thursday, September 13, 2007
6 :00 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 6:10 p.m.

Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, G. Snow, C. Young

Also Present: S. Rzetelny

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments.

SPECIAL MEETING TO INTERVIEW DIRECTOR CANDIDATES

6:10 - 6:55 Karen Ventura
7:00 - 8:09 Leo Papa

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments.

Special Board Meeting Minutes -- September 11, 2007

Tuesday, September 11, 2007
6:00 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 6:00 p.m. 

Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, G. Snow, C. Young

Also Present: S. Rzetelny

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments.

SPECIAL MEETING TO INTERVIEW DIRECTOR CANDIDATES

6:00 - 6:55      Joanne Pinder 
7:03 - 7:55      Eva Davis
8:00 - 9:00      Sharon Winkle

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments.

Meeting Minutes -- August 16, 2007

August 16, 2007
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 7:30 p.m. 

Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, C. Van Auken, N. Williams

Absent: C. Young, G. Snow

Also Present:  J. Tabor, S. Rzetelny

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments. (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann)

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The agenda was approved as written.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Meeting Minutes -- June 21, 2007

June 21, 2007
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 7:30 p.m. 

Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, G. Snow

, C. Van Auken, N. Williams

Absent: C. Young

Also Present:  J. Tabor, S. Rzetelny, R. Havenstein-Coughlin

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The agenda was approved as written with addition of the Director's announcement.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Meeting Minutes -- April 19, 2007

April 19, 2007
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Fausone, at 7:30 p.m. 

Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, G. Snow

, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, C. Young

Absent: N. Williams

Also Present:  J. Tabor, S. Rzetelny, Frank Audia, Wendy Trumbull, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No Comments.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The agenda was approved as written.

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